Coin features for each denomination

The Reserve Bank issues high-quality coins which are readily accepted and secure. This section contains details of the specifications and images used on all coins.

The 10 cent, 20 cent, 50 cent, 1 dollar and 2 dollar coins currently in circulation

Coins in current circulation

On 31st July 2006, the Reserve Bank of New Zealand introduced a new set of smaller and lighter coins to replace the existing 10, 20 and 50 cent pieces. The 5 cent piece was phased out of circulation, while recovery of the old coinage began.

Find out more about each coin
10 cent coin
Details of the specifications and images used on the 10 cent coin.
20 cent coin
Details of the specifications and images used on the 20 cent coin.
50 cent coin
Details of the specifications and images used on the 50 cent coin.
1 dollar coin
Details of the specifications and images used on the $1 coin.
2 cent coin
Details of the specifications and images used on the $2 coin.